Alice Hyatt

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Alice Hyatt (nee Spivak) was the titular character on the long running situation comedy Alice. She was played by actress-singer Linda Lavin.

Alice Spivak-Hyatt was born and raised in New Jersey. While still young, she met and married truck driver Donald Hyatt. Out of that union came a son, Tommy. Some time later (within a year of the series beginning), Don died in a trucking accident.

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Alice Hyatt (nee Spivak) was the titular character on the long running situation comedy Alice. She was played by actress-singer Linda Lavin.

Alice Spivak-Hyatt was born and raised in New Jersey. While still young, she met and married truck driver Donald Hyatt. Out of that union came a son, Tommy. Some time later (within a year of the series beginning), Don died in a trucking accident.

Now a widow, with a twelve-year-old son to care for, Alice had to decide what to do. She loved to sing, and she set off for California to make it big, but there was one problem. Her car broke down outside Phoenix, Arizona.

Fortunately, she was resourceful to have enough for security and first month's rent, since she got an apartment at the Phoenix Palms Apartments. She had to find a job, which she did as a waitress at a greasy spoon called Mel's Diner, which was run by one Mel Sharples.

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